Inspiration

Inspired by the Dark Side of the Force: Darth Vader Variations

November 5th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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Inspired by the Dark Side of the Force: Darth Vader Variations

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For over thirty years one iconic villain has reigned in the dark corners of so many hearts mdash; and not just of those who proudly parade beneath the banner of sci-fi junkies. Darth Vader has transcended the page and screen to live on in ways most characters...

Tutorials

50+ Excellent Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

November 4th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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50+ Excellent Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

Adobe Fireworks is a somewhat unnoticed but very useful member of the Adobe Creative Suite. It is used for multiple purposes such as to create vectors, design application interfaces, digital artwork, and create rapid prototypes of websites. There is a lot more you can do with Adobe Fireworks, including generating PDFs, exporting CSS based layouts and a variety of other things that you can...

Business Online

Getting Ready for Your Job Interview

November 3rd, 2010
by Justin Johnson
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Getting Ready for Your Job Interview

As web designers and/or developers we have a certain luxury afforded to us with the location and times; where and when we work. Ours is an industry that allows us to sit at home and work at whatever times (and in whatever conditions) are convenient to us. However, in today’s economic times it can be harder to find enough contract work to support a...

Inspiration

The Fantasy Artwork of Magic

November 2nd, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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The Fantasy Artwork of Magic

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In the early 90’s, the gaming landscape was forever altered by a revolutionary new card game that hit the community and has been making noticeable waves ever since. With millions of players across the globe, this fantasy role-playing game has inspired so many with the often breathtaking artwork that comprises its gameplay library.

Design

The Ultimate Illustrator Toolbox

November 1st, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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The Ultimate Illustrator Toolbox

In case you have missed them, recently we have been going through the Adobe Creative Suite and putting together posts that would assist our readers in creating their own personal toolbox of resources. We hope we have managed to help you get a handle on the various programs and get the most out of them through hundreds of helpful add-ons. With two down, we...

Design

Ultimate Collection of Photoshop Brushes, Actions and Styles

October 29th, 2010
by Prakash Ghodke
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Ultimate Collection of Photoshop Brushes, Actions and Styles

Every designer aims for high quality resources to use for their work. Usually, this takes a lot of time to search for and collecting the best ones isn't always easy. In today's post we've prepared a roundup of a showcase of over fifty different Photoshop brushes as well as a couple of...

Inspiration

45 Creative Typography and Mosaic Portraits

October 28th, 2010
by Nousheen Aquil
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45 Creative Typography and Mosaic Portraits

Typography is an integral part of any design. Therefore, an attractive web design or logo is incomplete without the adequate typography. In today’s post we have collected some artworks which demonstrate the use of typography in a totally different perspective. You must want to have a look at this one! Here is the stunning collection of some very beautiful typographic and mosaic portraits which...

Inspiration

Halloween Special: 40 Spooky Wallpapers

October 27th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Halloween Special: 40 Spooky Wallpapers

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Halloween is just around the corner and so is the eve of All Hallows Day. It's HALLOWEEN season again - the time when ghost stories, horror movies, extrasensory phenomena and the supernatural, mystical prevalence everywhere. Keeping this festivity in mind, we have come up with a roundup of forty mysterious looking wallpapers to...

Business Online

How to Integrate an Efficient Backup into your Workflow

October 26th, 2010
by Rafiq Elmansy
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How to Integrate an Efficient Backup into your Workflow

High scale enterprises with a large number of employees have their own regular backup routines that are obligatory to maintain. Especially these firms face a high risk of losing valuable data; we are all familiar how prone computers are to crashes and that they have to be well protected against viruses. While the importance of the backup process increases in larger scale companies, many...

Design

High Quality Patterns Resources

October 25th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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High Quality Patterns Resources

When used well, patterns can be a great way to add an extra element to your designs that take them to the next level in terms of aesthetics. Creating your own repeating patterns is one way to go about this, but it’s not always something you want to spend a lot of time on, especially if you’re working with a tight budget. And why...

Inspiration

Propaganda Design: Inspiration, Tools, Resources, and Techniques

October 22nd, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Propaganda Design: Inspiration, Tools, Resources, and Techniques

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Propaganda is often thought of in negative terms. It evokes thoughts of wartime and misinformation campaigns by governments trying to deceive people or bolster support for what might otherwise be unpopular policies. But propaganda and the techniques it uses are prominent throughout our modern lives.

Business Online

Guidelines for Effective E-mail Management

October 21st, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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Guidelines for Effective E-mail Management

Many of our readers are constantly talking about the burden that weighs on their days stemming from an overflowing inbox. Day in and day out they are receiving such a high volume of e-mails that this communication tool becomes too cumbersome to remain effective, and instead begins to border on frustrating. As this mass of mail becomes unmanaged, we are potentially falling behind on...